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This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Garner, Helen

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This story of a murder trial is a gripping psychological portrait and a moving exploration of the human condition.

ISBN 9781922079206
Published 20 August 2014 by Text Publishing Co
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On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes
 

On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes (Paperback)

By Wright, Matthew

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The extraordinary story of New Zealand's earthquakes, the science and forces that shape them, and the danger of earthquakes yet to hit. This is the story of New Zealand's turbulent tectonics, how earthquakes are measured and described, and how scientists are predicting future sha ...

ISBN 9781775536888
Published 26 September 2014 by Random House
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A Job to Do: New Zealand Soldiers of 'The Div' Write About Their World War Two
 

A Job to Do: New Zealand Soldiers of 'The Div' Write About Their World War Two (Hardback)

Edited by Gordon, John

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This anthology is a selection of material describing the experiences of the soldiers of 2 New Zealand Division in World War 2, mostly written from within its ranks. The extracts are drawn from memoirs, fiction, verse, news reports and magazine articles, and record the experiences ...

ISBN 9781775591306
Published 1 October 2014 by Exisle Publishing
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Quake Cats: Heart-Warming Stories of Christchurch Cats
 

Quake Cats: Heart-Warming Stories of Christchurch Cats (Paperback)

Photographs by Bullock, Craig

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Heartwarming cat stories from the Christchurch earthquakes, with beautiful photographs illustrating each story. A collection of stories about Christchurch cats and the earthquakes - true tales of heroism, odd and quirky stories, funny stories, sad stories - stories that will surp ...

ISBN 9781775535553
Published 3 October 2014 by Random House
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Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses

Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rees, Peter

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The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War.

ISBN 9781743319826
Published 1 July 2014 by Allen & Unwin
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Harlow & Sage (and Indiana): A True Story About Best Friends
 

Harlow & Sage (and Indiana): A True Story About Best Friends (Hardback)

Created by Vega, Brittni

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Harlow and Sage (and Indiana) are three dogs who have taken Instagram by storm. 'Obsessed' is one word to describe followers of Harlowandsage. Brittni Vega started posting photos of her two dogs on Instagram in March 2013. It went viral in September when Sage died. Indiana (Dachs ...

ISBN 9780143572299
Release Date 31 October 2014 by Penguin
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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime (Hardback)

By McDermid, Val

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The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can use a corpse, the scene of a crime or a single hair to unlock the secrets of the past and allow justice to b ...

ISBN 9781781253199
Published 1 October 2014 by Profile Books Ltd
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The Malay Archipelago
 

The Malay Archipelago (Paperback)

By Russel, Wallace Alfred

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Of all the Victorian travelogues, this book offers an account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world - from Singapore to the western edges of New Guinea - and as the record of a great mind.

ISBN 9780141394404
Release Date 19 November 2014 by Penguin
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The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching

The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pfeifer, Michael J.

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Analyzes the foundations of lynching in American social history. Scrutinizing the vigilante movements and lynching violence that occurred in the middle decades of the nineteenth century on the Southern, Midwestern, and far Western frontiers, this book offers insights into collect ...

ISBN 9780252080081
Published 1 January 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England

The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England (Hardback)

By Booth, Nicholas

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Late in 1873, London was gripped by the astonishing story emerging from the highest court in the land, where four American conmen were on trial for attempting the greatest financial scam the world had ever seen. Their leader, Austin Bidwell, had hatched a plan of devilish ingenui ...

ISBN 9780752493404
Published 1 April 2014 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
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